nhs stop smoking campaign
N.J. officials debate taxing e-cigarettes
... is possible that they could be helpful in reducing smoking. O'Dowd said that the state plans to have an exemption from the tax for residents who have been prescribed e-cigarettes as part of an effort to quit smoking. Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly ...
Reports of e-cigarette injury jump amid rising popularity, US data show
"Some evidence suggests that e-cigarette use may facilitate smoking cessation, but definitive data are lacking," Dr. Priscilla Callahan-Lyon of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products wrote in a recent medical journal article. Contradictory findings from ...
Air Canada's E-Cigarette Ban To Be More Strictly Upheld After Passenger's ...
Taxing smokers funded Capitol renovation, now earmarked for other state ...
Whether the stop smoking campaign, called Project Filter, is persuading people to stop smoking may be difficult to determine, but one possibly related point is quite verifiable: The amount of cigarette tax revenue collected within the state has been ...
Bloomberg launches anti-gun campaign
Allentown Morning Call
"This is the beginning of a major new campaign to reduce the gun violence that plagues communities across the country," Bloomberg said in a statement. "There is no question that ... The three-term New York City mayor also advocated for measures to curb ...
Bloomberg plans $50M gun control network
Why the NRA Loves Michael Bloomberg
Former NYC Mayor Plans Gun Control Network With Eyes On Texas
Michael Bloomberg plans $50 million to build gun control network to fight NRA - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Michael Bloomberg plans $50 million to build gun control network to fight NRA
Minneapolis Star Tribune
NEW YORK — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign contributions with field operations aimed at pulling 1 million gun-control supporters to the polls, he announced Wednesday ...
Bid to stop children's exposure to passive smoking
Edinburgh Evening News
The campaign was welcomed by leading health charities and NHS Lothian, which hopes the proposals will help further reduce the annual 1800 death toll from smoking in the region. Smoking action group ASH Scotland, which conducted its own study on the ...
Campaign to stub out smoking near children
Canberra to Beechworth: an extreme lifestyle makeover
The other two factors were energy depletion and a continuation of the global financial crisis. To the astonishment of their friends and family, they announced their decision to quit their jobs, sell the house, move to the country and see if they could ...
DeKalb County improves in health, wellness rankings
Dekalb Daily Chronicle
The county health department promotes Illinois Tobacco Quitline, a free resource in which certified counselors help people quit smoking. The department also offers classes on quitting, has public health media campaigns and promotes policies that ...
The Economist (blog)
Physiological changes to these regions could therefore mean that an individual's ability to make pleasure-related decisions—such as deciding to stop smoking pot—may be impaired. .... There was a "marijuana-related educational campaign." It was just a ...
Michael Bloomberg Will Battle the N.R.A. Before Taking His Rightful Place in ...
Bloomberg is betting his battles against gun violence, obesity, and cigarette smoking will earn him V.I.P. access in the afterlife. He'll just have to hope the bouncer doesn't object to his peculiar affinity for stop-and-frisk campaigns and spying on ...
Patients and staff caught smoking in the gardens, entrances or car parks of the Royal Free Hospital will find themselves on the wrong side of a new zero tolerance crackdown against smokers. Read more
Derbyshire Times readers have reacted angrily at controversial plans to roll out a ‘failed’ scheme which hands out taxpayers’ cash to pregnant women who quit smoking. Read more
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Cambridge University academic have looked over previous studies on saturated fat and discovered there is no link to heart disease Read more
Misdirected lust costs billions and creates misery for millions. It is time for policy makers to take it seriously. Read more
Yves here. One of the common frustrations expressed by the NC commentariat is that we spend a lot of time on diagnosis and not as much on solutions. I actually don't think our emphasis on forensics and analysis is misplaced. Too often, people are uncomfortable with examining deep-seated problems and thus rush to devise remedies that are incomplete or worse, counterproductive. A second ... Read more